Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for R skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited R over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

R
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 289 293
Rank change year-on-year +34 +4 +15
Permanent jobs citing R 73 54 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 1.03% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 72 46 12
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £39,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.73% -25.24% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £34,275
90th Percentile £59,750 £77,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -

R is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5245 5254 5143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.74% 45.76% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 4398 4569
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

R
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing R as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing R in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for R in the West Midlands

R
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing R in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for R in the West Midlands

R
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing R within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +26 39 £40,000 -5.88%
Birmingham +24 20 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Coventry - 8 £65,000 -
Solihull -10 4 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Staffordshire +7 1 £70,000 +133.33%
R
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing R also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for R.

1 61 (83.56%) Python
2 56 (76.71%) SQL
3 40 (54.79%) Machine Learning
4 29 (39.73%) Analytics
5 26 (35.62%) PhD
6 25 (34.25%) Degree
7 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (30.14%) Big Data
9 19 (26.03%) SAS
10 18 (24.66%) SPSS
10 18 (24.66%) Data Analysis
11 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
12 16 (21.92%) .NET
12 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
13 14 (19.18%) C#
13 14 (19.18%) Marketing
14 13 (17.81%) Google
14 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (16.44%) Mathematics
15 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
15 12 (16.44%) MVC
15 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
16 11 (15.07%) IBM
16 11 (15.07%) Data Analytics
17 10 (13.70%) Cognos
17 10 (13.70%) Information Management
17 10 (13.70%) Azure Data Factory
18 9 (12.33%) Actionable Insight
18 9 (12.33%) NoSQL
18 9 (12.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide

R
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (26.03%) SAS
2 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.74%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) SPSS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.70%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (5.48%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) Big Data
2 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (12.33%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.22%) RavenDB
5 5 (6.85%) DataStage
5 5 (6.85%) Neo4j
5 5 (6.85%) Power BI
6 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.74%) QlikView
8 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.37%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (19.18%) Marketing
2 4 (5.48%) Automotive
2 4 (5.48%) Games
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Analyst
3 24 (32.88%) Data Scientist
4 16 (21.92%) Graduate
5 14 (19.18%) Data Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) Big Data Developer
6 11 (15.07%) Software Developer
7 9 (12.33%) Marketing Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) C# Developer
8 8 (10.96%) Junior
8 8 (10.96%) Junior Developer
9 6 (8.22%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (8.22%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Angular Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Data Modeller
10 5 (6.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Graduate Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) Graduate Data Analyst
11 4 (5.48%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.92%) .NET
2 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
3 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (10.96%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.22%) CSS
4 6 (8.22%) HTML
5 4 (5.48%) Angular 2
5 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (5.48%) Node.js
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
6 1 (1.37%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.37%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) Machine Learning
2 29 (39.73%) Analytics
3 18 (24.66%) Data Analysis
4 12 (16.44%) Mathematics
4 12 (16.44%) MVC
5 11 (15.07%) Data Analytics
6 10 (13.70%) Information Management
7 9 (12.33%) Actionable Insight
8 8 (10.96%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (10.96%) Mobile Development
8 8 (10.96%) OO
8 8 (10.96%) OOP
9 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.85%) Microservices
11 4 (5.48%) Statistics
11 4 (5.48%) Web Development
12 3 (4.11%) Operations Research
12 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (83.56%) Python
2 56 (76.71%) SQL
3 14 (19.18%) C#
4 8 (10.96%) F#
4 8 (10.96%) MATLAB
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.48%) C++
6 4 (5.48%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.74%) Java
7 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) PhD
2 25 (34.25%) Degree
3 4 (5.48%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Google
3 11 (15.07%) IBM
4 10 (13.70%) Cognos
5 3 (4.11%) Tableau
6 2 (2.74%) Reuters
7 1 (1.37%) Plumtree